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Photo. by State Library of New South Wales


Built: 1930

Tonnage: 2,357 / 4,064 tons

Cargo: 2,800 tons of coffee

Route: Dakar  - Algeria

Date of attack   9 Apr 1943

Sunk 9 Apr 1943 by U-515 on pos.  14° 57'N, 17° 15'W

20 Dead

17 Survivors

At 02.34 hours on 9 April 1943 the Bamako was torpedoed and sunk by U-515 in a small convoy off Dakar.


Ship was hit by two stern torpedos fore and aft, capsized and sank.



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